Physician (Family Practice)
Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.
About the Position:
Management prefers a board certified Family Physician.
This position is located at the Fort McNair Army Health Clinic with Joint Base Myers Henderson Hall, Regional Health Command Atlantic on Fort Mcnair, DC. We provide high quality healthcare and leadership to promote health and build resilience for Warriors, Military Families, and all those entrusted to our care. Our legendary customer service, delivered by a well-developed workforce, makes us the first choice for your care. We provide primary care, pediatrics, and select specialty care services for our TRICARE Prime and T-PLUS enrolled patients. We partner with the National Capital Region's (NCR) enhanced Multi-Service Market to coordinate primary and specialty health services in an effort to achieve optimum health.
Medical malpractice liability insurance is not required for federal civilian healthcare providers as they are covered by the Federal Tort Claims Act (28 U.S.C. § 1346(b)) while acting within the scope of their employment.
Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens
- Occasional Travel
- Up to 5% Business Travel required.
Basic Requirement for Physician (Family Practice):
Degree: Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy from a school in the United States or Canada approved by a recognized accrediting body in the year of the applicants graduation. [A Doctor of Medicine or equivalent degree from a foreign medical school that provided education and medical knowledge substantially equivalent to accredited schools in the United States may be demonstrated by permanent certification by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) (or a fifth pathway certificate for Americans who completed premedical education in the United States and graduate education in a foreign country).
Graduate Training: Subsequent to obtaining a Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy degree, a candidate must have had at least 1 year of supervised experience providing direct service in a clinical setting, i.e., a 1-year internship or the first year of a residency program in an institution accredited for such training.
Licensure/Certification: Candidates must have a permanent, full, and unrestricted license to practice medicine in a State, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States.
Experience Required: Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
To qualify based on your work experience, your resume must describe at least 4 years of residency training in the specialty of the position to be filled or equivalent experience and training in the specialty of Family Practice. This required Family Practice experience/training will include skills such as, but not limited to, the examination, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of medical, surgical, obstetric, gynecological, and orthopedic care on patients of all ages.
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